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In A Minute: Get To Know Author Aanchal Malhotra With Nykaa

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With the brand new segment, ‘In A Minute’, Nykaa is shining the spotlight on pioneers from different walks of life. These visionaries, with their persistent efforts and unwavering commitment, have managed to carve a niche in their line of work. So, without further ado, raise the roof for our first guest— Aanchal Malhotra. We are thrilled to be kicking off the ‘IAM’ (if you will ) series with this renowned author and oral historian. An impressive resume, to say the least, Aanchal has penned some of the most critically acclaimed works — from her debut project, ‘Remnants Of Partition’ to her latest novel, ‘The Book Of Everlasting Things’. Aanchal is also one of the founding members of the Museum Of The Material — a crowd-sourced digital repository that helps discern family histories through heirlooms and antiques. Catch her in a fun Q /A session with Nykaa in the video below. Watch this space for more ‘In A Minute’ content.

Q & A With Aanchal Malhotra, In A Minute

Aanchal Malhotra: Hi, my name is Aanchal Malhotra and I am a writer. Get to know me with Nykaa, under a minute!

Nykaa: What’s a show that you recently binge-watched?

Aanchal Malhotra: Crash Course In Romance!

Nykaa: What’s the last thing you bought for 10 rupees?

Aanchal Malhotra: Cola bar

Nykaa: Choose a time to travel back to?

Aanchal Malhotra: The writing of the Indian Constitution

Nykaa: A product you always carry?

Aanchal Malhotra: Ras lip oil

Nykaa: What’s your go-to writing snack or beverage?

Aanchal Malhotra: Makhane

Nykaa: One skincare step you can’t skip?

Aanchal Malhotra: Sunscreen

Nykaa: Favourite thing to do when you are not writing?

Aanchal Malhotra: Sleep or play with my dogs

Nykaa: Your last beauty purchase?

Aanchal Malhotra: The forest essentials after shower bath oil!

Nykaa: Your go-to hairstyle on a bad hair day?

Aanchal Malhotra: A low bun

Nykaa: Your best beauty investment to date?

Aanchal Malhotra: My curling wand

Nykaa: One song you will never stop listening to?

Aanchal Malhotra: Backstreet boys, you’re my fire!

Nykaa: What’s your favourite quote?

Aanchal Malhotra: From the book, Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer and the quote is, “One day you will do things for me that you hate and that is what it means to be a family.”

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